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Symbolic Dance & Fitness
672 S Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, California 94110
Come dance with us and play for both teams! The KDA is proud to present Kizomba vs. Urban Kiz workshop, featuring Eddie Hercules & Quanta (SF Bay Area) & Markinson (Paris). Everyone is welcome to join and learn, although the level of this workshop is geared to bridge the gap between intermediate and advanced dancers. Instructors will highlight the differences in steps, posture, connection, body movement and attitude between Kizomba and Urban Kiz. Participants will also receive intermediate/Advanced choreography steps and musicality instruction.
When: Saturday August 11, 2018 from 3p-7p
Where: Symbolic Dance & Fitness in San Francisco.
Markinson (France)- Markinson first discovered Kizomba at Discoteca Mussulo in Portugal in 2010. He has since studied with renowned teachers and performed with a top dance company in France for 3 years. Markinson has a wide range of teaching, performing, and competition experience in Kizomba and Semba. He currently teaches weekly Kizomba/Semba classes in Emeryville, California.
Eddie Hercules (US)- Eddie Hercules’s first experience with dance was from 2003-2008 when he began taking Afro-Haitian classes for west African Drumming. During this time, Eddie gained the listening ear, the exposure, the passion, and the interest of afro-rhythms. It wasn’t until after he graduated college as an engineer that he could return to his passion. To date, Eddie Hercules continued to travel globally learning from the top instructors and teaching throughout US and Europe. He teaches weekly Urban Kiz classes in Emeryville, California.
Quanta (US)- Quanta is from Denver, Colorado. In 2013, she was introduced to ballroom dance styles. She has since trained in Kizomba, Urban Kiz, Afro-movements, Salsa, and Bachata. Quanta competed in the 2018 North American Olympiads of Kizomba with Eddie Hercules, together they won the Gold medal in Tarraxa. Before moving to the Bay Area to pursue her passion in dance, Quanta was teaching Bachata in Denver for 3 years.
3:00-5p Kizomba with Markinson
5p-7p Urban Kiz with Eddie Hercules & Quanta
*schedule subject to change
Sorry there are no refunds available for this event.
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